Edmund Spenser

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English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)


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The first interpretive chapter deals with Edmund Spenser and hyperbaton, a reordering of the elements of a grammatical sentence in order to preserve meter in Latin and social decorum in English.
Part 1 explores the roles of the "old nurse" and other female storytellers in the fictional worlds of Edmund Spenser, Sir Philip Sidney, Lady Mary Wroth, and Anna Weamys, as well as in John Aubrey's (also fictional) historiographical project.
Equity in English Renaissance Literature: Thomas More and Edmund Spenser.
The 16th century poet, Edmund Spenser, spoke about "the sacred hunger of ambitious minds" and Shakespeare wrote: "Tis common proof, that lowliness is young ambition's ladder.
This is certainly true of the atmospheric outer movements (from The Tempest) of Sea Change (1983), the turbulent, semi-pitched setting of Edmund Spenser in the third providing satisfying contrast.
Those known to have taken part in the siege include the poet Sir Edmund Spenser and the explorer, coloniser, pirate and Munster plantation owner, Sir Walter Raleigh.
DAVID GARDINER "Befitting Emblems of Adversity": A Modern Irish View of Edmund Spenser from W.
The classic Renaissance example of the latter is Faerie Queene author Edmund Spenser, who found the colonized Irish people of such little consequence that he called for their elimination so that the island itself could be resettled by a British population.
Sir Philip Sidney and Edmund Spenser are both misspelt, together with a number of scholars' names in the footnotes and bibliography; and the Bishops' Bible was not a seventeenth-century production, as implied by two mistranscribed dates on p.
My citation of line numbers in Prosopopoia refers to the text in The Yale Edition of the Shorter Poems of Edmund Spenser, ed.
Londoner Edmund Spenser wrote "The Faerie Queen" while living in Ireland in the late 1500s; contemporary American writer Thomas Flanagan is known for historical novels of Ireland, including "The Tenants of Time" and "The End of the Hunt.
Interesting figures, including Ludwig Senfl, Heinrich Glarean, the Baifs (pere et fils), Marsilio Ficino, Pontus de Tyard, Giovanni de' Bardi, Ottavio Rinuccini, Thomas Morley, Richard Pace, Gabriel Harvey, Edmund Spenser, Philip Sidney, and even William Shakespeare make brief appearances in these chapters, often illustrated by poetic or music examples.
The upshot is a stimulating and remarkably integrated rereading of Sir Thomas Wyatt, George Gascoigne, George Turberville, Fulke Greville, Sir Philip Sidney, and Edmund Spenser.
WHEN the first edition of The Faerie Queene was sent to the press in 1589, Edmund Spenser intended to reserve the beginning of his national epic for the last of its twelve Books.
Taking on the job meant joining a canon of literary greats including William Wordsworth, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Sir John Betjeman The role began when Richard the Lionheart appointed Gulielmus Pereqrinus, and continued with Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser and Ben Jonson.